Blackberry (Boysen) 'Boysen' ('Nectar')
Trailing, thorny canes can grow 10 ft. in a season, but are commonly controlled by pruning and trellising. Roots are perennial, but canes are biennial: they grow to full length the first season. The second season they bear clusters of white flowers. Extra-large, soft, sweet-tart, reddish berries (botanically an aggregation of drupelets) are covered with a dusty bloom, ripen at midseason.
‘Thornless Boysen’—Thornless, very early (May/June harvest), almost seedless.
Propagated from a plant collected at the abandoned farm of Rudolph Boysen in 1923, this fruit put Knot...
Foliage clump to 2–3 ft. wide. Oval to lance-shaped, 1– 1/2 -ft.-long, toothed, dull grayi...
This variety of rue is dense and compact, with a fine gray-blue color.